Downtown Spring Open: Twisted Tea Off

Teams of 4 will compete for cash and prizes as they travel from hole to hole throughout the Downtown District in this indoor miniature golf tournament! Register your team now. Read More...

Downtown Spring Open: Twisted Tea Off

2014 Blueberry Festival Poster Contest

Brush off your paints, pencils, lenses and more because the 2014 Blueberry Festival poster contest is here! Read More...

2014 Blueberry Festival Poster Contest

2014 Farmers Market

The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market will celebrate the first market day of 2014 on Saturday, May 17. Read More...

2014 Farmers Market

Fourth of July in Marquette

Every summer on the fourth of July, residents of Marquette and the surrounding area gather to enjoy the spectacular fireworks in Downtown Marquette. Read More...

Fourth of July in Marquette

Downtown Marquette Blueberry Festival Vendor Registration Now Open

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The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is pleased to announce that plans are underway for the annual Downtown Marquette Blueberry Festival, slated for Friday, July 25, 2014. Food vendors, artists and
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A New Event Happening in Downtown Marquette

The inaugural Downtown Spring Open: Twisted Tea Off, an indoor miniature golf tournament, will be held on Thursday, April 24, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in Marquette’s Downtown District.
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Blueberry Festival Poster Contest Opens

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority invites artists of all ages and skill levels to submit original artwork for the 2014 Blueberry Festival Poster contest. The selected design will be reproduced
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Baraga Avenue Visioning Session To Be Held Thursday

A Baraga Avenue Visioning Session will be held Thursday, March 27 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Marquette Commons located at 112 S. Third Street Marquette, MI. The
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Upcoming Events
Apr
21
Mon
Views & Brews: Waterfall Week
Apr 21 all-day

As the proud home to more waterfalls than any other county in the state, with 77, Marquette County is preparing to celebrate the spring thaw that features a superior run off at many of the local waterfalls, encouraging both visitors and locals to stop hibernating and go exploring.

Views and Brews is a celebration of what’s on tap this season, with all of the local breweries featuring a waterfall themed brew, ranging from an ale or IPA to a Saison or Wheat, all locally brewed and aptly named. In addition, those who get out and snap a photo if front of one of the waterfalls and share it at one of the four participating watering holds will receive a free Limited Edition Waterfall Week logoed pint glass (purchase is required and available while supplies last, one per person per visit).

Waterfall Week activities are not limited to the over 21 crowd, there is a great geocaching scavenger hunt open to all ages and offering a chance to win some great prizes. Forms are available at Switchback, located at 209 S. Front Street or online at www.goswitchback.com.

Apr
22
Tue
Views & Brews: Waterfall Week
Apr 22 all-day

As the proud home to more waterfalls than any other county in the state, with 77, Marquette County is preparing to celebrate the spring thaw that features a superior run off at many of the local waterfalls, encouraging both visitors and locals to stop hibernating and go exploring.

Views and Brews is a celebration of what’s on tap this season, with all of the local breweries featuring a waterfall themed brew, ranging from an ale or IPA to a Saison or Wheat, all locally brewed and aptly named. In addition, those who get out and snap a photo if front of one of the waterfalls and share it at one of the four participating watering holds will receive a free Limited Edition Waterfall Week logoed pint glass (purchase is required and available while supplies last, one per person per visit).

Waterfall Week activities are not limited to the over 21 crowd, there is a great geocaching scavenger hunt open to all ages and offering a chance to win some great prizes. Forms are available at Switchback, located at 209 S. Front Street or online at www.goswitchback.com.

Apr
23
Wed
Views & Brews: Waterfall Week
Apr 23 all-day

As the proud home to more waterfalls than any other county in the state, with 77, Marquette County is preparing to celebrate the spring thaw that features a superior run off at many of the local waterfalls, encouraging both visitors and locals to stop hibernating and go exploring.

Views and Brews is a celebration of what’s on tap this season, with all of the local breweries featuring a waterfall themed brew, ranging from an ale or IPA to a Saison or Wheat, all locally brewed and aptly named. In addition, those who get out and snap a photo if front of one of the waterfalls and share it at one of the four participating watering holds will receive a free Limited Edition Waterfall Week logoed pint glass (purchase is required and available while supplies last, one per person per visit).

Waterfall Week activities are not limited to the over 21 crowd, there is a great geocaching scavenger hunt open to all ages and offering a chance to win some great prizes. Forms are available at Switchback, located at 209 S. Front Street or online at www.goswitchback.com.

Places to Stay

When you finally lay your head down for the night, you'll slumber in total comfort and style. From historic hotels and comfortable Inn’s Marquette knows how to make you feel at home.

Food & Drink

Indulge in authentic flavors that'll make your mouth water and send your taste buds soaring. Marquette is known for its food and locally brewed ales that you can't get anywhere else.

Entertainment

Whether you're looking for live music or a family day at the park, there's always a way to have fun in Marquette. Enjoy a bike ride along Lake Superior, discover hands-on kids' museums, or see what's playing at the local theater. With so much to see and do, you might just have to stay a little longer.

Adventure

Year-round outdoor activities are sure to satisfy everyone - from leisure lovers to sports enthusiasts, and everyone in between. Explore our historic streets and shorelines. There is always a way to enjoy the four seasons in Marquette.

Shopping

Browse boutiques for clothes, shoes, handbags and more. Peruse chic home furnishing stores and antique shops. Or pick up some unforgettable souvenirs at one of the many gift shops in Downtown Marquette for friends and family

History & Culture

From museums and historic tours to art galleries and theater performances, you can fill your days with plenty of one-of-a-kind experiences for all ages. Walk through our streets and see what inspires you, or head straight for the places on your personal must-see list.

Downtown Marquette is Lake Superior's gateway to the rustic splendor of Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula. Historic brownstone buildings, trees, benches and street lamps line Washington and Front Streets providing a picturesque setting anytime of year.

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